Mia is from the Hunan Province of China. Chenzhou SWI
Tomorrow we will receive all of her paperwork (in Chinese) & our agency has also sent a copy out for translation. With the CNY holiday, we won't have much more information until the end of next week.
2/4/2011: Paperwork received, mostly in Chinese. Next week we should have her translation back.
2/5/2011: Letter of acceptance mailed!!
2/7/2011: Translation received.
2/9/2011: Here is what we know as of May 2010: Will get updated info before travel.
Height: 26.8 inches
Weight: 18.7 lbs
She has been in the Chenzhou SWI since 24 hours of her birth.
She wakes at 0630am, naps about 1 hour and sleep time is 7:30pm
Feedings 6x a day approx 250cc each feeding
Moderate sleeper, holds her head up while lying on her stomach, rolls from supine to prone by herself, grasps toys near her hand, tears paper, takes a toy block in one hand, then takes another one by using the other hand, locates the direction of sound/voice, visually follows toys, holds blocks in each hand, looks for dropped toy, transfers a block from one hand to the other, follows you by moving her head, laughs aloud, can distinguish between aquaintance and strangers, makes sounds directed at someone or something, eats biscuits without help, knows her name and turns when called, responds to others who ask for her toys, she is active, restless, fond of music, fond of toys, has a ready smile, fond of playing games, is close to her caretaker and "grandmothers" She enjoys colorful toys with sound.
2/15/2011 Waiting for more paperwork to arrive this week.
3/7/2011: Visas have arrived, waiting in T(ravel) A(uthorization)
3/10/2011: TA ! arrived, Waiting on Consulate appointments.
4/4/2011: Flight to Beijing
4/10/2011: Fly to Changsha, China
4/11/2011: Meet Mia @ the Civil Affairs office
4/12/2011: Finalize adoption paperwork
4/15/2011: Fly to Guangzhou, China
4/16/2011: Mia's medical exam
4/18/2011: American Consulate
4/19/2011: Pick up Mia's Visa
4/21/2011: Depart Guangzhou, China For the USA!!
4/22/2011: Arrive in Tampa, FL @ 12:30 am
5/20/2011: 1st post placement visit with our new social worker